David Roger Oldroyd
(1936 - )
Science Quotes by David Roger Oldroyd (1 quote)
For geologists ... the word 'plate' is in somewhat the same position as 'skyscraper'. It is a dead (or almost dead) metaphor. Geologists know (or they think they know) what plates are, almost as well as the commuter knows what a skyscraper is.
— David Roger Oldroyd